Networking Setup

Networking Introduction This scheme of work has been designed as an introduction to networking on the Raspberry Pi. Students will set up and use various networks, and will be introduced to basic networking through practical activities. This scheme of work is specifically targeted towards KS3 and KS4 Computing, although the first two lessons could be…

Raspberry Pi Compute Module: new product!

Raspberry Pi Compute Module: new product! From humble beginnings, the Raspberry Pi platform has grown and matured: the software is now full-featured and stable, and is still constantly improving thanks to the continuing hard work of our heroic community of volunteers; as well as targeted injections of funding to solve some specific issues. The Pi,…

Ubuntu MATE for the Raspberry Pi 2

Rohith Madhavan and Martin Wimpress have made an Ubuntu MATE 15.04 image for the Raspberry Pi 2 which you can download or build yourself. The image is functional and based on the regular Ubuntu armhf base, and not the new Snappy Core, which means that the installation procedure for applications is the same as that…

Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi: What you need to know

  Windows is an unlikely match for the credit card-sized Raspberry Pi computer. But the Microsoft operating system more commonly associated with bulky desktops is now publicly available  – which until recently primarily ran Linux-based software. However, this is no ordinary version of Windows but rather Windows 10 IoT Core – a slimmed-down version of…

Now your Raspberry Pi can water your lawn!

(original post from http://opensource.com/life/15/8/interview-robert-booth-saltstack) Image credits : Photo by Jen Wike Huger Open source has a long history of developers scratching their own itches, and few itches are as itchy as money spent unnecessarily. Lawn watering systems are notorious for sending money down the drain. When Robert Booth was looking to get started on a…

ASTRO PI: YOUR CODE IN SPACE!

Astro Pi Hardware Raspberry Pi Computer A Raspberry Pi computer is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages…